Kundasang To Be The Net Exporter Of High Value Vegetables – Junz Wong

Datuk Junz Wong (white shirt middle) chaired the dialogue with vegetables farmers at Mini Dewan Kundasang.

KUNDASANG: Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry Sabah Junz Wong said Kundasang was to be transformed into Net Exporter for varieties of high value crops and vegetables.

He added his ministry, together with the farmers and all other relevant agencies would work out a plan on how to achieve this noble goal.

Datuk Junz Wong delivering his opening speech at the dialogue.

Junz, told reporters after chairing a dialogue with vegetables farmers at Mini Dewan Kundasang which was jointly organised by the Kundasang community development leader’s unit headed by Siriman Basir and Department of Agriculture Sabah.

“We also discussed about branding Kundasang products as the healthy, green, organic / non chemical, good quality vegetables,” he said.

Kundasang had the image of producing vegetables with high chemical content. “We are going to change this image.” He stressed.

MAFI would implement several initiatives to promote and encourage farmers to go green, go organic, go healthy.

“One of these initiatives is hydroponic / Aquaponic system which is green, sustainable, healthy and tasty!” Junz informed.

After the dialogue Junz also officiated the Kundasang Hari Raya Aidilfitri 2019 open house and celebrated the occasion with over 1000 farmers.